Variegated English Boxwood
Buxus sempervirens 'Variegata'
Pronunciation: BUK-sus sem-per-VY-renz var-ee-GAY-tuh
|Description||Small dark green leaves are bordered by an irregular creamy white variegation, perfect for adding interest and color to the year-round landscape. Easily pruned into topiary shapes or a formal hedge. Works well for containers and foundation plantings. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Weigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Gayfeather (Liatris)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and to keep roots cool. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune periodically to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.